Archives for: January 2009

WorldGolf.com blogger Joel Zuckerman wins ING Media Award for his latest book!

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WorldGolf.com blogger Joel Zuckerman has won an International Network of Golf Media Award for his Pete Dye book, "Pete Dye-Golf Courses." Click here to buy a copy. Awards in the 13 categories were announced Jan. 29 at the PGA Merchandise Show in Or… more »

Two lead FBR Open, Mickelson off to slow start

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James Nitties carded an opening-round 6-under 65 at the FBR Open yesterday for a share of the lead. He's tied with Lucas Glover. Local favorite Phil Mickelson had a disappointing day at TPC Scottsdale, finishing tied for 21st … Rory McIlroy leads af… more »

Colin Montgomerie announced as Europe's 2010 Ryder Cup Captain

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Colin Montgomerie has been named as Europe's 2010 Ryder Cup Captain. Montgomerie, from Scotland, will take over for Nick Faldo, who was at the helm for the 2008 Ryder Cup when the U.S. soundly beat the European squad. Montgomerie is no stranger to the… more »

Perez wins Bob Hope Classic; Quiros takes Qatar Masters title

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Pat Perez won his first PGA Tour title Sunday at the Bob Hope Classic. Perez closed with a 3-under-par 69 for a 33-under 327 in the event … "I just tried to stay pretty even-keeled," Perez told reporters. "I figured if I could just play solid and hi… more »

Perez holds onto Bob Hope lead; Stenson shares lead at Qatar Masters

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Pat Perez held onto his lead in the second day of play at the Bob Hope Classic, shooting a 9-under 69 Thursday. He became the first player in PGA Tour history to play a 36-hole stretch in a tournament in 20 under … Henrik Stenson carded a 6-under 6… more »

Perez leads Bob Hope Chrysler Classic; Ballesteros says test results "quite good"

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Pat Perez has the early lead at the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic after opening with a 61 under ideal playing conditions Wednesday. Mike Weir and Bubba Watson are a shot behind … Golf great Seve Ballesteros has said the test results following his first… more »

Zach Johnson wins Sony Open; Tiger Woods praises father, military at Obama celebration

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Zach Johnson won the Sony Open in Hawaii by two strokes Sunday. Johnson finished the tournament with a 5-under 65 to defeat David Toms and Adam Scott. This is Johnson's fifth career victory … Tiger Woods praised his father and "the men and women in… more »

Geoff Ogilvy one back at Sony Open; Vijay Singh out for three weeks after knee surgery

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Shigeki Maruyama shot a 5-under-par 65 yesterday for a one-stroke lead at the Sony Open. Geoff Ogilvy, who won the Mercedes-Benz Championship last week, is in second place … Vijay Singh, last year's PGA Tour FedEx Cup winner, has had knee surgery an… more »